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Finding Your Roots: The Official Companion to the PBS Series
Who are we, and where do we come from? The fundamental drive to answer these questions is at the heart of "Finding Your Roots," the companion book to the PBS documentary series seen by 30 million people. As Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. shows us, the tools of cutting-edge genomics and deep genealogical research now allow us to learn more about our roots, looking ...more
Hardcover, 330 pages
Published September 15th 2014 by University of North Carolina Press
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This book is a companion to the PBS series 'Finding Your Roots' that aired last year. Although a lot of the book contains information from the series there is more in-depth information about the people and the research done. I enjoyed reading this book.
Henry Louis Gates Jr. is a Professor of African and African-American Studies at Harvard University and Director of the W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research. He is well-known as a literary critic, an editor of literature, and a proponent of black literature and black cultural studies.More about Henry Louis Gates Jr....